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    employees or contractors?

    employees or contractors?
  2. work at half speed. 4 hours becomes 8 hours.......

    work at half speed.
    4 hours becomes 8 hours....


    even better. Pretend to work at half speed and get half your day back.
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    Sticky: It's a sh1thole. There's an Ibis there....

    It's a sh1thole.

    There's an Ibis there. Anything cheaper is likely to be pretty (very) crappy. I'd stop in the Ibis until I'd reseacrhed and found a better deal. It's around £120 a night.
  4. Jam tomorrow - Wikipedia...

    Jam tomorrow - Wikipedia
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    That's it should I walk away?

    The proposed change to the law is simply about who makes the determination. It won't affect most 'business' as most businesses aren't one man bands, or aren't disguised employees. You should only...
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    Also probably conflicts with the contracts OP has...

    Also probably conflicts with the contracts OP has with other customers.
    It needs rewording.
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    This..... Ring the agent and ask.

    This.....


    Ring the agent and ask.
  8. I would delight in using the car park,...

    I would delight in using the car park, complaining to HR about all the dick heads, calling in sick whenever I have a hangover, joining a union, and being a twat at appraisals.

    I’m not sure they...
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    Of course you checked that they are still...

    Of course you checked that they are still licensed after resale didn't you?
    You wouldn't want to rip off your customers with pirated software.
  10. 15-20%? Bargain!!!

    15-20%? Bargain!!!
  11. Thread: Challenging IR35

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    Challenging IR35

    The only thing that is changing is who makes the determination. And as a consequence of that, who deducts the PAYE tax.

    It will be challenged after the budget, when the finance bill goes to...
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    2. Nimble Jack Accounting Reviews | Read...

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    Nimble Jack Accounting Reviews | Read Customer Service Reviews of www.nimblejackaccounting.co.uk
  13. Thread: Air BnB

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    people querying why you aren't on flat rate is...

    people querying why you aren't on flat rate is very different to suggesting you should change to flat rate.
    Discuss with your accountant.
    Everyone I know who has been on flat rate did it right at...
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    reads like they want you to make sure you pay...

    reads like they want you to make sure you pay your taxes and don't try and screw them over for employment rights.
    Seems perfectly reasonable to me.

    If in doubt get it reviewed by a professional.
  15. you should maybe narrow this down a bit. What...

    you should maybe narrow this down a bit.
    What countries are you allowed to work in? Now and after 1st November.
    I'd guess that it's just the EU, and anywhere else you need to request permission by...
  16. that's just plain daft. The UK has one of the...

    that's just plain daft.

    The UK has one of the most beneficial tax system for contractors. Whether that remains the case is yet to be revealed.
    At the very worse you'll have to pay tax like a...
  17. oxymoron...... Debt you can afford is no...

    oxymoron......


    Debt you can afford is no problem. I have a mortgage bigger than that.
    Debt you can't afford could be a problem. Debt to the wrong people will be a problem (bookies, mafia,...
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    ‘As soon as possible’? How long is the...

    ‘As soon as possible’?
    How long is the contract????

    If you are any good they’re not going to bin you because you don’t have it.
    If you have it but are crap they’ll bin you regardless.

    Do it...
  19. Thread: Air BnB

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    Don’t let the tax trail wag the dog... Air bnb...

    Don’t let the tax trail wag the dog...
    Air bnb is very little VAT as you’ve noticed. They might still be more cost effective though.


    Hotels do charge VAT (except for a no show, which means you...
  20. Thread: Warchests

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    Right now???? Dollars.....

    Right now???? Dollars.....
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    can you get them to run an assessment of you,...

    can you get them to run an assessment of you, using the same tool?
    If it says outside then file that as evidence and take the job.

    IMO 460pd to £95k is a very good offer.
    I have a higher day...
  22. Thread: Warchests

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    according to Company Calculations - Outside IR35...

    according to Company Calculations - Outside IR35

    you should be taking around £1,000 more per month.
    Check your accountants sums.
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    Sticky: This all sounds great but I'd like to know what...

    This all sounds great but I'd like to know what he lost on at the FTT and on what legal basis he hopes to win.
    "Fairness" won't win a legal case. Facts and evidence will.

    I'm also surprised that...
  24. a couple of years ago. yes. It was a brand new...

    a couple of years ago. yes.
    It was a brand new DC. I'm not really that interested in that side of data centres so just did what was asked.

    Althoguh I did point out that they needed someone to do...
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    you can always try for contract work. I believe...

    you can always try for contract work.
    I believe that most clients would be uninterested in your personal circumstances.
    Whilst the debate on here has been about what entitlements you may have, it...
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    great book. Must get Fall..... Seven Eves is...

    great book. Must get Fall.....

    Seven Eves is also good and apparently they're making a film of it.
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    to be clear..... are you saying that the equality...

    to be clear..... are you saying that the equality law is valid for contractors, but may not be helpful? That's what I think you're saying.
  28. the law isn't subjective. It might be an ass, but...

    the law isn't subjective. It might be an ass, but it's not subjective.
    It's just hard to interpret and hence appears to be subjective.
    Judges, who make final decisions, make objective decisions...
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    Ashers 'gay cake' row: Bakers win Supreme Court...

    Ashers 'gay cake' row: Bakers win Supreme Court appeal - BBC News

    I point this one out as it was the discrimination act that was interpreted.
    And whilst the case was lost, it wasn't lost due to...
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    I don't believe that is the case. Although it's...

    I don't believe that is the case.
    Although it's harder for a contractor to prove the've been discrimniated against when they are just removed from site at 0 days notice, with no reason provided.
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    “Stories of the Law and How It's Broken” By...

    “Stories of the Law and How It's Broken”

    By The Secret Barrister....
    Not quite a legal text book, but it’s made of text (and paper), and about the law....
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    You're over thinking it..... I don't really know...

    You're over thinking it.....
    I don't really know who thinks what. Nor do I care who thinks what.

    The slogan amused me that it was too easy to change to something they are struggling with.
    A bit...
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    What do you mean by recently? I was in court in...

    What do you mean by recently?
    I was in court in 2003/4.
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    Congratulations. That may well be true. You're...

    Congratulations. That may well be true.

    You're still wrong, but as with most people on the internet who are wrong, you just double-down and post abuse....
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    yup. This. I was wondering if CC would find...

    yup. This.

    I was wondering if CC would find out himself. Apparently lots of law books don't tell you the basics of small business legal practicalities....
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    THIS ^^^^^ except do two DSARs, one for each of...

    THIS ^^^^^
    except do two DSARs, one for each of you.
    Or 4 and include Tripadvisor.
    They have 30 days to respond.

    Please report back the findings.
  37. Thread: ER Advice

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    I think you'd have more luck/sympathy from an...

    I think you'd have more luck/sympathy from an agent if you told them you wanted 20% more for whores and cocaine, than if you said it was to buy a house.

    One possibility which is probably dodgy as...
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    that's also county court and links to the same...

    that's also county court and links to the same article. Did you read it....

    Actually don't give up. This is good sport....
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    that's county court. There is more than one...

    that's county court. There is more than one court.
    Give it up....
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    To be clear. The article is an opinion and is not...

    To be clear. The article is an opinion and is not the law.
    And it's IRISH jurisdiction..... not England and Wales...... :rollin:


    Maybe you should give up arguing and accept your error.
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    yeah yeah yeah. It wasn't very funny. I realise...

    yeah yeah yeah. It wasn't very funny.
    I realise that now.
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    It wasn’t a typo. It is satire. A deliberate...

    It wasn’t a typo. It is satire.
    A deliberate misquote of the Labour Party slogan. Linking them to their anti-semitic views.
    Too subtle????
  43. Thread: Dilemma

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    What I would do would depend on several factors...

    What I would do would depend on several factors
    a) how big a war chest do I have
    b) is it going to be in the skiing season
    c) have I got evidence of my working practises being outside IR35 such...
  44. Thread: Dilemma

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    been renewed twice as well. Sounds like timey...

    been renewed twice as well.

    Sounds like timey wimey stuff.
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    more tax and more spend with Labour. more tax...

    more tax and more spend with Labour.
    more tax and more spend with the Tories.
    The only difference is the amounts.


    For the many, not the jew.....
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    It's not really enforceable. Probably best...

    It's not really enforceable.

    Probably best that you don't offer these people work though. That could be considered a breach but even harder to enforce than stealing their customer. And Polish law...
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    Non-poach and non-solicit clauses in contracts...

    Non-poach and non-solicit clauses in contracts are common.
    The point is to stop you bypassing the agency and going direct.

    My reading of your question is whether a completely unrelated Polish...
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    George

    George
  49. Thread: Flight delayed.

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    Not like this? ...

    Not like this?

    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51k%2BXufLThL._SX425_.jpg
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    If the work is done in the UK then the tax is...

    If the work is done in the UK then the tax is paid in the UK.
    You're an exporter of services.

    What happens on November 1st may alter things.
    Also how you get paid may be interesting. If, for...
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